Ironweed

Vernonia let. 'Iron Butterfly'

  • Great new native selection, compact and vigorous
  • In late summer it is covered with true purple flowers
  • Butterflies
  • Rocky flood plains, tolerant of hot dry locations, yet can withstand brief periods of inundation


Height: 30-36 in
Spread: 30-36 in
Zone: 4-9
Color: Purple

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Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

» Attracts Butterflies

Exposure:

» Full Sun

Foliage Color:

» Green

Habit:

» Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

» Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

» Fall
» Summer

Soil Moisture:

» Dry Soil
» Moist, Well Drained